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Isla Sutherland
Perthshire, Clackmannanshire & Stirling

Tel: 01324 714741

Dog holiday services in Stirling, Perthshire & Clackmannanshire

Give your dog a 5* holiday too.

Individual care and attention. The freedom to go where you want and do what you want. The comfortingly familiar mixed with the excitingly new. They’re the staples of any holiday – and at Barking Mad, they’re the staples of your dog’s holiday too.

Barking Mad’s dog boarding services in Perth, Stirling & Clackmannanshire are the alternative to kennels. They mean that, when you jet off somewhere exciting, you don’t have to worry about whether your do is happy – because our wonderful dog hosts ensure he/she is. And that means you can enjoy your holiday more too.

Stirling, Perthshire & Clackmannanshire dog sitting – the perfect break
That’s lots new in store for your dog. New walks in new places. A new home and garden to explore. Yet there’ll also be all the reassuringly familiar routines: same food, favourite toys, familiar bed.

We’ll invite your dog for a trial stay before you go - so you know he/she’s in safe hands. We’ll pick your dog up and drop them off when you return (because experience has shown us that’s easier on the dog). You’ll even get a postcard or two showing what your dog’s been up to.

Owners in Perth, Stirling & Clackmannanshire  choose our dog holiday services again and again. Their dogs think of us as a home from home. We think yours will too.

Who will my dog be staying with?
Our Barking Mad franchisees and hosts are spread right across the UK. Across Perthshire & Clackmannanshire you (and your dog) will receive the warmest of welcomes from Isla Sutherland.

Isla loves dogs. When the opportunity arose to combine her passion with her day job, she couldn’t resist. Now she spends her days finding wonderful hosts for wonderful dogs – she’d love to do the same for yours.

For dog sitting and dog holiday care in Perthshire, Clackmannanshire and Stirling please contact Isla here.

Enjoy your holiday more - by making sure your dog enjoys its holiday more too.

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Looking after dogs in Perth, Stirling & Clackmannanshire

All the love. Less of the commitment

Sometimes it doesn’t matter how much you would love to own a dog, the practicalities of life get in the way. But whilst not every dog-lover can own a dog, every dog lover could become a dog host.

Dog sitting with Barking Mad is about providing the loving, stimulating home from home every dog needs while its owners are away.

You’ll be eager to maintain the dog’s regime, take it on your walks and generally let it get its paws under the table.

In return, you get to enjoy the fun and companionship of having a dog in your home, without the full-time ties.

Could you be the perfect dog-sitter in Perth, Crieff or Alloa? Find out more about dog hosting in Perthshire and Clackmannanshire here.

Own a dog sitting franchise with your name on it…

It’s a big step leaving any job. But that step’s an awful lot easier when you’re embarking on something you love, with the support of someone who’s with you every step of the way.

Becoming a Barking Mad franchisee could change your life. It already has for our existing franchisees, and we’d love to tell you more. Talk to us about running your own dog sitting franchise here.



Fiona and Colin Logan - 23rd Feb, 2016
"Having seen the Barking Mad livery on a vehicle in Fife last year and having need of professional one-to-one boarding for our dog, we logged into your website and submitted an enquiry.

Next day (despite being on the run up to Christmas and the New Year), we were contacted by telephone by Isla Sutherland who manages the Clackmannanshire and Perthshire areas. She answered our questions - there were lots of them! - and shortly afterwards, called to see us with Laptop and documents to hand.

As a result of the visit, arrangements were made and a week later, Isla collected our dog and all his luggage for his trial sleepover with his host family. He seemed to have a ball, though we were nervous wrecks!

Still, off he went again on his two week holiday, while we set off on ours though still with some trepidation.

We needn't have worried. Isla returned him to us safe and sound. He was a happy boy and seemed quite content in himself.

Parting with our dog was not an easy undertaking and as a dog owner herself, it is clear that Isla completely understands this. Professional? Yes. Empathetic? Yes. Recommended? Yes.

Thank you Isla, Barking Mad and our host family....whoever you are!!"

Fiona - 8th Dec, 2015
"Very pleased to have found Barking Mad services. Isla is lovely and Russell has enjoyed a couple of very happy holidays recently. A reassuringly wonderful bespoke dog care option."

Brioche - 7th Dec, 2015
"Brioche thanks Frodo for being such good companion. I enjoyed my holiday very much and miss you all at Barking Mad.. Thank you Isla for taking such good care of me. Brioche"

Susan McKenzie - 30th Nov, 2015
"Missy loves her Barking Mad holidays and is always thrilled when Isla and her van arrive to collect her. In fact Missy gets quite dismayed when she sees Isla and her van arrive to pick up other dogs in our street and not Missy!!"

Alastair McCulloch - 11th Nov, 2015
"My little dog Spot has had his first Barking Mad holiday and was neither up nor down. He seemed very happy and all his holidays for next year have already been booked!
Very efficient, good communication. Very happy owners!"

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